The Securities and Exchange Commission will establish a new office for cryptocurrency filings.
The office will be within the Division of Corporation Finance, which handles disclosures for publicly traded firms, said Cicely LaMothe, the associate director for disclosure operations within that division.
LaMothe told the audience at a legal conference in Washington on Thursday that the SEC saw the new office as necessary to address “unique and evolving” filings around crypto assets, the vast majority of which the SEC views as securities.
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